Andrea Jimmerson, Indianola--Masters, Transcultural Nursing
In the 1990s, Ramsden critiqued transcultural nursing
in the College of Nurses Praxis magazine: "It is not appropriate for those not belonging to an ethnic group to be 'experts' on that ethnic group," she wrote.
approaches of cultural safety, epidemiology and transcultural nursing
will help us gain increased understandings of the populations we work with and will be useful in the development of policies and services that are culturally responsive and that recognise others cultural ways.
Assistive, intelligent robots for older people could relieve pressures in hospitals and care homes as well as improving care delivery at home and promoting independent living for the elderly," Professor Irena Papadopoulos, an expert in transcultural nursing
, told BBC.
Cultural Relativism premise adopted by Leininger raises another question: "Cultural relativism has become a popular concept in anthropology and Transcultural Nursing
Journal of Transcultural Nursing
: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing
Society / Transcultural Nursing
Society, 19(2), 114-120.
20,22] According to Leininger in the theory of transcultural nursing
, health care is an area of cultural science in the process of learning and nursing practice focusing on looking at the difference and similarity between cultures with respect to the care, being healthy, and ill based on human cultural values, beliefs, actions, and the knowledge used to provide nursing care particularly the culture or cultural integrity to the human being.
The growing interest in culture and healthcare dates back to the days of Florence Nightingale, who touched on the concept of transcultural nursing
in the 19th century when advising British nurses working in India to take into account the cultural background of their patients.
The Transcultural Nursing
Society advocates education to ensure cultural competence in practice and research.
3) Lauren Clark, "A Humanizing Gaze for Transcultural Nursing
Research Will Tell the Story of Health Disparities," Journal of Transcultural Nursing
, 25(2): 122-128, accessed September 15, 2014, doi: 10.
Stemming from anthropology and nursing, the first transcultural nursing
course was taught in the US by Leininger in 1966.
with Native Americans: Critical knowledge, skills, and attitudes.